Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment
Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.
We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Illinois as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Illinois here.
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Top Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Centers
Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Illinois. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago is among the best mesothelioma cancer centers in the nation with top doctors providing state of the art cancer treatment for patients.
Edward-Elmhurst Health Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is a top cancer center where leading mesothelioma doctors use the latest mesothelioma treatment protocols to help their cancer patients.
Rush University Cancer Center in Chicago, Illinois is home to a Thoracic Oncology Program where comprehensive treatments are offered for mesothelioma and other malignancies of the chest.
University of Chicago Cancer Research Center is a top cancer clinic where leading mesothelioma doctors employ the latest treatment methods to help cancer patients.
Top Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors
The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.
SIU Cardiothoracic Surgery at Simmons Cancer Institute
Springfield, IL 62702
Dr. Traves D. Crabtree is a cardiothoracic surgeon and affiliated with the SIU Cardiothoracic Surgery Program at the Simmons Cancer Institute located in Springfield, Illinois where he specializes in treating pleural diseases, including mesothelioma.
Orland Park, IL
Loyola University Medical Center
Loyola Medicine at Palos Health South Campus
Orland Park, IL 60462
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh is a Hematology/Oncology Professor with Loyola University Medical Center. He has clinical expertise treating mesothelioma, among other cancers.
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL 60153
Dr. Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran is a thoracic surgeon at Loyola University Medical Center with expertise in treating patients with thoracic cancers such as pleural mesothelioma.
Dr. Philip Bonomi is a thoracic and cardiothoracic oncology specialist at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago with particular research interests in the areas of lung cancer and mesothelioma.
Dr. Michael Liptay is a professor of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois where he specializes in mesothelioma and other lung diseases.
Chicago, IL 60637
Dr. Samuel Armato is a radiologist at the University of Chicago, as well as Chair of the Committee on Medical Physics. He has experience treating mesothelioma.
Director, Mesothelioma Program
Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park
Chicago, IL 60637
Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler is a top cancer researcher investigating new treatments for malignant mesothelioma and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center in the Department of Hematology/Oncology.
It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.
Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Illinois
The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Illinois:
Phase Ib Study of Anetumab Ravtansine in Combination With Pemetrexed and Cisplatin in Mesothelin-expressing Solid Tumors
Conditions: Medical Oncology Last Updated: July 16, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting Locations: Chicago, IL. Bethesda, MD. Detroit, MI. Charleston, SC.
A Clinical Study of Anetumab Ravtansine in Adults With Solid Tumors Who Have Been Treated in Previous Bayer-sponsored Anetumab Ravtansine Studies
Conditions: Cancer Last Updated: July 10, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Chicago, IL. La Jolla, CA. Bethesda, MD. Charleston, SC. Nashville, TN. Dallas, TX.
Conditions: Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Anal Canal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Anal Canal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Angiosarcoma; Apocrine Neoplasm; Appendix Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Bartholin Gland Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Basal Cell Carcinoma; Bladder Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma; Cholangiocarcinoma; Chordoma; Colorectal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis; Endometrial Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Esophageal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Esophageal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Extrahepatic Bile Duct Carcinoma; Extramammary Paget Disease; Fallopian Tube Adenocarcinoma; Fallopian Tube Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Fibromyxoid Tumor; Gallbladder Carcinoma; Gastric Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Gastric Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Gastric Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor; Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor; Giant Cell Carcinoma; Intestinal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma; Lung Carcinoid Tumor; Lung Sarcomatoid Carcinoma; Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Malignant Odontogenic Neoplasm; Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor; Malignant Testicular Sex Cord-Stromal Tumor; Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma; Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm of Unknown Primary; Minimally Invasive Lung Adenocarcinoma; Mixed Mesodermal (Mullerian) Tumor; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma; Nasal Cavity Adenocarcinoma; Nasal Cavity Carcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Papillary Adenocarcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Oral Cavity Carcinoma; Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Ovarian Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Ovarian Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Paraganglioma; Paranasal Sinus Adenocarcinoma; Paranasal Sinus Carcinoma; Parathyroid Gland Carcinoma; PEComa; Peritoneal Mesothelioma; Pituitary Gland Carcinoma; Placental Choriocarcinoma; Primary Peritoneal High Grade Serous Adenocarcinoma; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei; Rare Disorder; Scrotal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Seminal Vesicle Adenocarcinoma; Seminoma; Serous Cystadenocarcinoma; Small Intestinal Adenocarcinoma; Small Intestinal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Solid Neoplasm; Spindle Cell Neoplasm; Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis; Teratoma With Somatic-Type Malignancy; Testicular Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Thyroid Gland Carcinoma; Tracheal Carcinoma; Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Ureter Adenocarcinoma; Ureter Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Urethral Adenocarcinoma; Urethral Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Vaginal Adenocarcinoma; Vaginal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified; Vulvar Carcinoma Last Updated: July 8, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Aurora, IL. Bloomington, IL. Canton, IL. Carbondale, IL. Carterville, IL. Carthage, IL. Centralia, IL. Chicago, IL. Danville, IL. Decatur, IL.
Atezolizumab, Pemetrexed Disodium, Cisplatin, and Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage I-III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Biphasic Mesothelioma; Epithelioid Mesothelioma; Stage I Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IA Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IB Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage II Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7 Last Updated: July 4, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Aurora, IL. Bloomington, IL. Canton, IL. Carbondale, IL. Carterville, IL. Carthage, IL. Centralia, IL. Danville, IL. Decatur, IL. Effingham, IL.
Randomized, Double-blind Study Comparing Tremelimumab to Placebo in Subjects With Unresectable Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Unresectable Pleural or Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma Last Updated: July 2, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting Locations: Chicago, IL. Peoria, IL. Scottsdale, AZ. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Santa Monica, CA. New Haven, CT. Newark, DE. Tampa, FL.
Find Cancer Support Services in Illinois
The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Illinois. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.
Illinois Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
Gilda's Club Chicago
Cancer Wellness Center - Northbrook
Cancer Support Center
- Wellness House
Pay-It-Forward House NFP
IMD Guest House
Carle Guest House
Quincy Hospitality House
- Pay-It-Forward House NFP
Dispatch Medical Transport
- Dispatch Medical Transport
A and I Medical Transportation, Inc.
Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
SCR Medical Transportation
- A and I Medical Transportation, Inc.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients, Inc.
CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
- Shirley Ryan AbilityLab